common method to count traffic volume on IX

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Tue Sep 17 10:58:48 UTC 2013

On Tue, 17 Sep 2013, Martin T wrote:

> Is there a common method to count this traffic on a switch-fabric? Just 
> read all the switch interface "packets input" counters with an interval 
> to get the aggregated input traffic and read all the switch interfaces 
> "packets output" counters to get the aggregated output traffic?

Yes, as far as I have understood it's a sum of all traffic on all 
customer-facing ports.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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